Frontline Supervisors Leadership Course

Staffing the right person in leadership positions and addressing a younger population of personnel transitioning into leadership roles can plague even the most prepared law enforcement agencies. This course will prepare Frontline Leaders with practical skills to manage staff in a changing society and equip leadership with the necessary skills to make effective, proactive  decisions that will ultimately benefit, protect and ensure retention of leadership for your organization.

Day 1

0745 – 0815     Registration and Introductions

0815 – 0915     Relationships, Emotional, Intelligence and Motivation

0915 - 1030      Equity/Fairness, Discipline, and Effective Communication

1030 - 1200      Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Emotional Response with                                                Transactional Interactions

1200 - 1300      Lunch (On Your Own)

1300 - 1430      Leadership Styles

1430 - 1530      Individual Differences/Generational Differences

1530 - 1600      Ethical Behavior of Leaders

Day 2

0800 – 0930     What makes a group/team?

0930 - 1200      Group structure/Roles, Tuckman

                       Group Socialization/Cohesion

1200 – 1300     Lunch (On Your Own)

1300 – 1530     Groupthink/Abilene Paradox

                       Social Exchange Theory

1500 - 1600     Intergroup Conflict Management

Day 3

0800 - 0930     Civil Liability

0930 - 1200     Brady v. Maryland, Giglio v. U.S.

                      Harassment & Discrimination

1200 - 1300    Lunch (On Your Own)

1300 - 1545   Crime Scene Mgmt & Leadership

1545 - 1600   Certificates, and Closing Remarks


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Philip G. Evans, Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, Retired
Philip G. Evans
Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, Retired

Philip G. Evans, recently retired after 27 years service as Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney, Norfolk, Virginia, 1994-2021.  Supervised the Adult Violent Crime Prosecution Team for 24 years and personally prosecuted all types of violent crime cases to include approximately 150 murder cases which included twenty-five defendants charged with capital murder; Recipient, 2018 Warren B. Von Schuch Award,  Distinguished Prosecutor Award; Recognized by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Biometric Identification Award [Next Generation Identification System] in both 2019, Commonwealth v. Daniel Johnston: [Jury Trial, 1981 cold case homicide] and 2015, Commonwealth v. Amin Garcia, [Jury trial: cold case sexual assault]; Served as Faculty Instructor from 2004-2020 for the Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Services Council (CASC) and/or Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys (VACA) for multiple instruction courses to include Prosecuting Homicides, Prosecuting Capital Murder Cases, Virginia DNA Procedures; Virginia Post-Conviction DNA Petitions/Evidence Retention; Member, 2016 Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) National Workgroup: “Police Officer Use of Force Project”; Instructor on Criminal Procedure, Norfolk Police Department, 1994-2021.  Served in the United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps, 1987-1994, as both prosecutor and defense counsel: 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg; United States Army Berlin, Germany; United States Army Trial Defense Service.  Juris Doctor [Law Degree], Loyola University of Chicago; Bachelor’s Degree: Journalism, The Pennsylvania State University.  Resident of Chesapeake, Virginia.